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Remote areas in Nepal devastated; India offers all help

Earthquake survivors run toward an Indian helicopter as they evacuate from their village, following Saturday's earthquake at Sirdibas Village, in Gorkha, Nepal. Photograph: Athit......

China's nuke subs in Gulf of Aden could cause unease, says experts

China for the first time has divulged the deployment of a nuclear submarine for anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden, a move defence experts say could cause unease among neighbours, including......

This Chinese journalist gets 7 years in prison for leaking state secrets

Gao Yu was found her guilty of leaking an internal Communist Party document to a foreign website. Gao Yu, who wrote about politics, economics and social issues for media, has already spent seven......

As Modi visits Lanka, Rajapaksa blames India for his poll defeat

Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa has blamed India, the United States and European countries for his humiliating defeat in the January election. “It was very open, Americans, the......

Indian sets Guinness yoga record in Hong Kong

A 29-year-old Indian yoga teacher in Hong Kong on Sunday set a Guinness World Record for performing yoga continuously for 40 hours non-stop, demonstrating more than 1,500 'asanas'. Yogaraj C P, a......

Xiaomi sells 2.11 million phones in 12 hours, sets Guinness record

China's smartphone giant Xiaomi on Thursday said it has set a new Guinness World Record for mobile phone sales by selling 2.11 million handsets in a 12-hour flash sale held to celebrate its......

China's super rich grows record high

The number of superrich people in China has hit a record high of more than 17,000, despite the slowdown of the world's second largest economy, according to a new survey. The total assets of the......

Xiaomi to raise $1.5 billion in latest funding boost

Xioami, currently the world's third-largest smartphone maker, is now planning to raise about $1.5 billion in its fifth round of financing, media reports said. The company which has dominated......

Markets extend rally; Nifty hovers at 7,300

The markets seem to have taken a pause as they seek to digest the stupendous gains witnessed in the past week till Monday.   The Sensex is quoting at 24,402, higher by a modest 43 points......

Gold is no more a safe haven, says Soros

Institutional investor George Soros said gold has been destroyed as a safe-haven asset, but expects continued central bank buying to support prices, the South China Morning Post reported. "Gold was......

Watchmen dethrones Slumdog

Watchmen, inspired by a graphic novel about vigilante superheroes and carrying the taglines -- Justice is coming to all of us. No matter what we do -- dominated the world box office, soundly......

Boxer Pacquiao roughs up sparring partners before Algieri bout

Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri at the Manny Pacquiao v Chris Algieri Media Tour at The Liberty Theatre in New York City. Photograph: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images Manny Pacquiao is more than three......

Football friendlies: Argentina trounce Hong Kong; Honduras draw with US

Lionel Messi of Argentina in action during the International friendly match against Hong Kong. Photograph: Victor Fraile/Getty Images The Hong Kong Football Association were left red-faced and out......

Bouchard, Peng withdraw from Hong Kong tennis

Hong Kong's first WTA tennis tournament in more than 20 years suffered a major blow on Sunday with main drawcard Eugenie Bouchard withdrawing on medical advice after suffering from the heat at the......

India Open: Kashyap loses in first round, Saina advances

Saina Nehwal advanced to the second round of women's singles with a comfortable win but Parupalli Kashyap went down fighting against former World No. 1 Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia in the......

Squash under the IOC microscope in Hong Kong

Frustrated by two failed bids to get squash into the Olympics, world number one Nicol David and her fellow players have embarked on a campaign to raise the sport's global profile in an attempt to......
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Sensex crashes 478 points, Nifty below 8,200-level

Mumbai, May 6 : On across-the-board selling in late morning deals, the stock markets nosedived to four-month lows with the benchmark BSE Sensex... ...

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Modi receives hostile welcome on China's social media platform Weibo

Beijing: With social media playing a key part in powering him into the Indian Prime Minister's office last year, Narendra Modi has decided to use... ...

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There's a dark cloud hanging over the Oscar-winning Snowden documentary

'Citizenfour' A critical flaw in the Oscar award-winning documentary featuring Edward Snowden has been further exposed by one of the film's... ...

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Hong Kong: Chinese police nabbed five remaining suspects who fled from Hong Kong with millions in ransom money after a kidnap, reports said late... ...

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Chinese student held for trying to raise 9 pythons at home

A Chinese university student has been detained for rearing nine pythons at his home after buying snake eggs from the internet. The student from... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/world/asia/chinese-student-held-for-trying-to-raise-9-pythons-at-home/

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